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Standards for Conduct of Fairs - Part 350

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Rules and Regulations of the Department of Agriculture and Markets

(Title 1 of the Official Compilation of the New York Codes Rules and Regulations)

Section Index

[Section 350.1] - Fair Sponsor; definition
[Section 350.2] - No fee for 4-H, F.F.A., junior fair or school department exhibits
[Section 350.3] - Prompt, full payment for premiums
[Section 350.4] - No Premium for unworthy exhibit
[Section 350.5] - Premium amount to attract well-balanced exhibits
[Section 350.6] - No exhibits by judges in departments they oversee
[Section 350.7] - Exhibits to be plainly labeled
[Section 350.8] - Reexhibition in domestic department
[Section 350.9] - Ownership of exhibits entered in fairs and shows
[Section 350.10] - Rejection or refusal of an exhibit
[Section 350.11] - Compliance with and enforcement of livestock health requirements

Standards

Section 350.1 - Fair Sponsor; definition
For purposes of this Part a fair sponsor shall mean any organization that receives money from the State for the promotion of agriculture and domestic arts pursuant to Article 24 of the Agriculture and Markets Law.
Section 350.2 - No fee for 4-H, F.F.A., junior fair or school department exhibits
No entry fee shall be charged for 4-H Club, F.F.A. and junior fair exhibits entered for competition in their own classes, or for entries in the school department.
Section 350.3 - Prompt, full payment for premiums
All premiums advertised and awarded must be paid promptly and in full, without deduction in the guise of donations or otherwise, not withstanding any statement to the contrary or in modification thereof announced or stated in the premium book.
Section 350.4 - No Premium for unworthy exhibit
No premium should be awarded by any judge or paid by any fair sponsor for an unworthy exhibit.
Section 350.5 - Premium amount to attract well-balanced exhibits
The amount of premium offered in the various departments should be such as to secure well-balanced exhibits, in the light of the types of agriculture carried on in the territory served by the fair.
Section 350.6 - No exhibits by judges in departments they oversee
No judges shall be permitted to enter exhibits in competition for premium in the department with which they are connected.
Section 350.7 - Exhibits to be plainly labeled
All exhibits must be plainly labeled so that the full significance of the exhibits will be made clear.
Section 350.8 - Reexhibition in domestic department
No article shall be permitted to be exhibited in the domestic department if it has been previously exhibited therein, unless permitted by official action of the board of directors of the fair sponsor.
Section 350.9 - Ownership of exhibits entered in fairs and shows
  1. All exhibits shall be entered in the name of the exhibit owner; provided, however, that any animal exhibit entered in a youth fair, youth exhibition, or 4-H show or exhibition may be entered in the name of the exhibitor.
  2. Exhibits shall have been owned by the exhibitor for a period of at least 30 days prior to entry of the exhibit; provided, however, that any animal exhibit entered in a youth fair, youth exhibition or 4-H show or exhibition shall have been in the care of the exhibitor for a period of at least 60 days prior to the entry of the exhibit.
  3. Proof of ownership of any exhibit shall be provided by the exhibitor, upon request, to the fair sponsor.
  4. The fair sponsor may limit the number of breeds shown by any exhibitor.
Section 350.10 - Rejection or refusal of an exhibit
Any fair sponsor shall reserve the right to reject or refuse, and to order the removal of, any exhibit which, in the opinion of its board of directors, is not eligible or worthy of showing or has not met the livestock health requirements set forth in Part 351 of this Chapter.
Section 350.11 - Compliance with an enforcement of livestock health requirements
Each fair sponsor shall comply with and enforce the livestock health requirements set forth in Part 351 of this Chapter.

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